Stichus. Three-Dollar Day. Truculentus. the Tale of a Traveling-Bag. Fragments (Loeb Classical Library #328) (Hardcover)

By Plautus, Wolfgang de Melo (Translator)

Harvard University Press, 9780674996816, 515pp.

Publication Date: April 29, 2013

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Description

The rollicking comedies of Plautus, who brilliantly adapted Greek plays for Roman audiences c. 205-184 bce, are the earliest Latin works to survive complete and are cornerstones of the European theatrical tradition from Shakespeare and Moli re to modern times. This fifth volume of a new Loeb edition of all twenty-one of Plautus's extant comedies presents Stichus, Three-Dollar Day, Truculentus, The Tale of a Traveling-Bag, and fragments with freshly edited texts, lively modern translations, introductions, and ample explanatory notes.


About the Author

Wolfgang de Melo is University Lecturer in Classical Philology at Wolfson College, University of Oxford.